How Will GST Affect Car Prices?

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GST is perhaps the most important economic tax reform in recent times. With the Goods and Services Tax bill, the Government aims to create a uniform tax structure across the country. Automobile manufacturers are divided over the implications of GST on car and bike prices. The implementation of GST will affect each segment differently. Most buyers are currently facing a similar dilemma – “Should I buy car after GST?” Many of you might also be wondering – “How will GST Affect Car Price?”. Let’s take a look at how car prices might be affected following the implementation of GST. We will try to answer all these questions in this post here.

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Also See – How Will GST Affect Bike Prices? | GST IMPACT: Manufacturers Slash Bike Prices!

Will Cars Cost Less After GST?

Since GST proposes a more unified tax structure, car makers will be able to charge a uniform price across the country. Which means ex-showroom prices of vehicles across India will be the same. However, GST does not subsume taxes such as road tax, which varies across states. This means on-road price across the country will not be the same. Small cars will fall under the 28% GST slab. There will be an additional 1% cess on Petrol and 3% cess on Diesel cars. Which means there will be a slight increase in the prices of small cars (hatchbacks, compact sedans, compact SUVs). The price difference between diesel and petrol variants will also increase. Mid-size cars (length greater than 4 m, engine smaller than 1500cc) such as Maruti Ciaz will cost more or less the same, with only a very small price cut expected for these cars.

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However, while luxury cars will also fall under the 28% tax slab, an additional 15% cess will be imposed on them to ensure the Government does not incur major losses in revenue. Despite the additional cess, premium luxury cars will attract less tax, which means they will get cheaper.

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Luxury cars will get cheaper

The Finance Minister has stated that the maximum tax levied will be 40%. In a bid to push electric vehicles, the Government has ensured they fall under the lowest tax bracket of 12%. However, rather surprisingly, hybrid vehicles have been kept in the highest bracket (28% + 15%). This is a big setback for manufacturers in India who have been planning big investments towards the introduction of energy-efficient hybrid vehicles. Also, under the old tax structure, various states levied additional taxes on vehicles (eg. Octroi in Maharashtra). With the introduction of GST, these taxes will not be applicable, which means the overall percentage change in prices of cars will vary from state to state.

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No benefits for Hybrid cars under GST Bill

Small Cars

There is some uncertainty surrounding the change in the price of small cars (less than 4 metres, engine capacity less than 1500cc) post-GST. While most reports suggest they will get costlier, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in a recent interview, stated the price of small cars will remain more or less the same. The increase/decrease in prices of petrol and diesel cars could vary too. Also, from our calculations, it’s clear that states where Octroi is not applicable could see small cars getting costlier after GST. However, the change in price will be far less significant in states where already people have been paying Octroi.

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Medium Size Cars

This particular segment will not see much change in prices. The overall tax incidence on cars such as the Ciaz and City will remain almost the same. However, as is currently the case, the Ciaz diesel thanks to the SHVS mild hybrid tech benefits from a lower VAT rate in Delhi. Under the current GST bill proposed by the Government, hybrids will be taxed the same as normal petrol/diesel cars. Unless there are revisions before GST’s implementation in July, the price of Maruti Ciaz diesel is likely to go up. Also, our calculations show that in places like Delhi, where Octroi is not applicable, cars like the Ciaz could actually cost slightly more. The difference in price will be far less insignificant in states where already people have been paying Octroi.

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Luxury Cars/SUVs

Luxury cars and medium and full-size SUVs will witness a definite drop in prices. In fact, manufacturers like Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW and Jaguar have already started passing benefits of GST on to customers. But this reduction is applicable only on models that are manufactured in India and not on CBUs. SUVs such as the Hyundai Creta and Tata Hexa will see a drop in prices thanks to a lower overall tax of 43% from 44.50% earlier.

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Should I Buy a Car After GST? 

The implementation of GST will affect each segment differently. Since sub 4 meter vehicles already enjoy excise benefits, implementation of GST will lead to an increase in the price of these models. The effect on the prices of mid-segment cars such as the Ciaz and City will be negligible. However, luxury cars and SUVs will get cheaper, while the biggest beneficiary will be hybrid vehicles. So, yes, you should buy a car after GST in case you were planning to buy a luxury car, SUV or a Hybrid. Most mass market cars, however, will not get really cheaper after the introduction of GST. Also, cost of spares and servicing is set to go up post the introduction of GST.

Car Category GST
Small Cars 28% + 1% or 3% cess
Mid-Size cars, Luxury Cars/SUVs 28% + 15% cess
Electric vehicles 12%
Hybrid vehicles 28% + 15%

Road tax – 3% to 24% (Different for every state)

gst affect car priceSince many people have decided to purchase a car after GST implementation happens, various manufacturers have started doling out discounts to attract customers. Here’s a lowdown on what manufacturers are offering to lure buyers.

Car Price Drop After GST Announcement

The entire country is abuzz with news of the upcoming implementation of GST. While GST is sure to affect prices of many goods and services, right from basic necessities like milk to high-end ultra-luxury hotel tariffs, we’ve kept a keen eye on the effects of GST on car prices Quite naturally, many of you have asked us if car prices will reduce after GST. Well, while some cars will indeed get cheaper, prices of many cars will go up after the implementation of GST. Some manufacturers have already started doling out lucrative discounts to counter the low demand in the days leading to the advent of GST. Read on to find out about all cars prices that have reduced after the GST announcement.

Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki, who has been India’s largest selling carmaker since time immemorial, is offering big discounts on most of its vehicles. Maruti dealerships are said to be offering a maximum discount of Rs 35,000 to buyers of the cheapest Maruti car, the Alto. They are also offering discounts upto Rs 25,000 on the Swift hatchback. Quite unsurprisingly, there’s no news of discounts on the all-new Dzire and the Baleno hatchback. The Ciaz gets a price cut of Rs 45,000, while the S-Cross gets a price cut of Rs 45,000.

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Hyundai India

Hyundai India, which is the second largest selling carmaker in India, is offering discounts of upto Rs 90,000 on the soon-to-be-replaced Hyundai Verna sedan. It’s also offering a huge discount of Rs 2.5 lakh on the Santa Fe. Discounts on the Elite i20 and the Xcent range between Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000. The Eon hatchback gets a discount of Rs 45,000, while the Grand i10 gets a discount of upto Rs 73,000.car price drop after gst - 2017 hyundai xcent facelift test drive review grille

Honda Cars India

Honda Cars India is offering a price cut of Rs 14,500 on the Brio and Rs 50,000 on the Amaze. Even the Jazz has got a price cut of Rs 17,000. The BRV gets a discount of Rs 60,000. There’s no news of any price cut on the City upper-C segment sedan.

“We are giving price protection to the customers for cars retailed from 10 June to 30 June which means that customers will buy the car at pre-GST price now. Post GST implementation whatever the difference in ex-showroom price it will be returned back to the customer by the dealer,” Honda Cars India said.

Mahindra

Popular UV manufacturer Mahindra is also giving good discounts on most of its vehicles. While the fast aging Scorpio gets a discount of Rs 23,000, its big brother, the XUV500, gets a discount of upto Rs 90,000. There’s also a discount of upto Rs 30,000 on the Xylo. While the KUV100 is on sale with a price drop of upto Rs 72,000, there’s a discount of upto Rs 61,000 on the TUV300. 2017 Mahindra XUV500 Sportz Limited Edition Official Image

Ford India

Ford India has come up with discount offers of upto Rs 30,000 on the EcoSport compact SUV. The Figo and the Aspire are available with discounts in the range of INR 10,000 – 25,000. The EcoSport is on sale within a price range of Rs 7.18 Lakh to Rs 10.76 Lakh. While Figo is available for Rs 4.75 Lakh – Rs 7.73 Lakh, the Aspire is on sale within a price range of Rs 5.44 Lakh – Rs 8.28 Lakh.

Speaking on the price reduction after GST announcement, Mr Vinay Raina, Vice President, Sales, Ford India, said,“We are happy to pass on (to customers) the expected benefits of GST ahead of its actual implementation.”

Nissan India

Nissan India is offering a price cut of Rs 80,000 on the Terrano and Rs 25,000 on the Micra small car. Even the Sunny is reportedly available with a discount of Rs 30,000.

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Luxury Cars

Manufacturers like Audi, Mercedes-Benz and BMW have already started passing benefits of GST onto their customers. Mercedes claims an average price drop of 4% on the ex-showroom price of its models. Audi has reduced prices of its cars by upto Rs 10 lakh. BMW is offering benefits of upto 12% on ex-showroom prices of its cars. These benefits include advantages due to GST, a reduced rate of interest of 7.9%, free one year insurance and free service coupons for three years.

Jaguar Land Rover India has also decided to pass on benefits of up to 12% to buyers. Such benefits, which will vary from state to state and will be in the range of Rs. 2 Lakh to Rs. 5.7 Lakh on Jaguar XE and will go up to Rs. 4 to Rs. 10.9 Lakh on Jaguar XJ. On Land Rover models i.e. Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque, the benefits will vary from Rs. 3.3 Lakh to Rs. 7.5 Lakh.

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Mr. Vikram Pawah, President of BMW Group India said “BMW Group India welcomes the implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) in India.  We strongly believe that GST will strengthen and foster growth in the country and benefit consumers at large. BMW is the fastest to offer preponed GST benefits to our customers much before the roll-out of GST itself. We are confident that our customers and prospects will enjoy their Sheer Driving Pleasure with value enhanced benefits such as a lower rate of interest, assured buyback and complementary service and insurance in addition to the GST benefits.”

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What is the Old Tax Structure?

Right now, there are multiple taxes imposed on a product at the Central and State level. Excise duty is imposed at the factory level based on a classification specified by the Government. Sub 4 meter cars attract the lowest duty of 12%.

For calculating Ex-Factory Price

  • Excise Duty – 12% to 27%
Excise Duty 12% Small Cars less than 4 Meter in length
24% Cars with Length more than 4 Meter but Engine capacity less than 1.5 Litre
27% Cars with Engine capacity more than 1.5 Litre
  • Infrastructure Tax – 1% to 4%
Infrastructure Cess 1% Petrol Cars with engine capacity less than 1.5 Litre
2.5% Diesel Cars
4% High Capacity Cars
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Small cars to cost more

For calculating Ex-showroom Price

  • VAT Duty – 12.5% to 14.5%
  • Octroi / Entry Tax – 4% to 6% (Applicable in Certain States)

For calculating On Road Price

  • Road Tax – 3% to 24%

All this means the on road prices of cars across various states vary greatly depending on the state level tax structure.

Stay tuned to Car Blog India for more updates on how GST affect car price in India. Do you think the introduction of GST will be beneficial to car buyers? Do let us know via the comments section below.

Author- Dhruv Saxena.

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128 COMMENTS

  1. cars will be termed as non merit, luxury goods and will attract 40% across the board except for hybrids, electric cars, etc., which could be at 28%

  2. What About the price drop in BS4 Motor cycles? Will There be any difference in the rates if i buy the vehicle now or after the proposed GST?

  3. i think advantage will not reach to customer manufacturing car companies will hike the price of car as honda has done this by increasing the price of honda city car in may 2017

  4. I feel there will be a price hike in the states / UT where the Ex Showroom prices are at lower end compared to others. Delhi-NCR, Haryana are such states.

    People of the States like Karnataka, Telangana may get the benefit of price reduction.

    Of Course there are no chances of revision of RTO charges which will remain on the same rates in their respective states.

  5. What will happen After GST implementation, refund of excise on commercial vehicles will stop ?

  6. Please clearly tell me how much price less in swift dizayer vdi model after implementation of gst

  7. I am planning to sell my Honda City Automatic – 1500 KMS done.. any buyers.. please let me know.

  8. I am planning to buy the new model of Innova crysta VX , Diesel , should I wait for gst or buy before that …help me

  9. @Nimit, I am interested in buying your Honda City Automatic. Please let me know
    1) Is it new 2017 Honda City or earlier model?
    2) Price
    3) Color
    4) Variant. S, V, SV or VX
    5) Petrol or Diesel

    Thanks,
    Balaji

  10. I like to Buy Hybird Ciaz .should I wait for GST or buy before that.
    will it be costly after GST or cheaper
    pls suggest

  11. In which city will be making the purchase? In Delhi, unlike other Indian cities, the Govt. offers VAT benefits, which means the Ciaz diesel Hybrid is considerably cheaper there.

    Regards

  12. I would like to buy Xylo d4 yellow board. Please let me know how much difference will come after GST.

  13. Its not cleared about GST.supposed dzire basic model is 5.45L in Delhi price and different other state.then after that RTO and insurance will be include and handling and etc charges are different ..my question is that what basic price of car gst will be preferred and after 28 and 1 % cess charge ..how can be calculate pls specified in example

  14. Wait until July 1 for the official roll out of GST to find out the exact price drop/increase. For now, based on the info available, the ex-showroom price will be the same across India. On-road price will vary from one state to another depending on road tax, handling charges, etc.

    Regards

  15. Wait until July 1 for the official roll out of GST to find out the exact price drop/increase. For now, based on the info available, the ex-showroom price will be the same across India. On-road price will vary from one state to another depending on road tax, handling charges, etc.

    Regards

  16. post GST costs will be lower by decent amounts for mid-size SUV segment anywhere in the range of 4 – 8% . Though the GST reduces the tax burdens, it is the VAT and Road Tax that makes the pricing attractive. detailed working of numbers available at the link below

  17. i want to buy maruti suzuki baleno . need expert suggestion it is better to buy now or later after GST ? please confirm me fo rthe mumbai suburbes thane , thanks

  18. First time I accessedvyour blog.
    Sounds better than others.
    I plan to buy Nissan Sunny Diesel base or base+1 model at Lucknow.
    As per CARE analysis luxury segment cars will attract 5% less tax.
    This car is being imported in CKD and assembled in TN import duties may affect ex factory price. There is no clarity on this.
    Dhruv, what will be overall effect on ex showroom price of Base+1 model after 01 July?
    Praveen Kumar

  19. Nissan Sunny is manufactured locally for the domestic as well as the export market. So, it does not attract any import duties as such. As far as pricing post-GST is concerned, it is likely to remain more or less the same. As per the info released by the Government, the overall tax applicable on cars belonging to that particular segment will not change much.

    Regards

  20. Hi Dhruv, as per your below article, a Duster in Haryana was fetching 47% (24% Excise + 2.5% Infra + 12.5% VAT + 8% Road Tax). with the new slabs, it will fetch 43% (28% + 15%). so 4% cheaper. Please correct if I am wrong. Thanks

  21. 8% road tax is applicable on ex-showroom price. Also, 12.5% VAT is charged on ex-factory price, which includes 24% Excise and 2.5% infra. So, it is incorrect to simply add the 12.5% VAT to Excise and Infra tax. Currently, the total taxation on cars like the Duster comes to around 43% (excluding RTO). Under GST, as you have rightly pointed out, it will be 43% (8% RTO is added when calculating on-road price). So, ex-showroom price and on-road will remain more or less the same.

    Regards

  22. I believe Mr Abhinav is right.
    Nissan Sunny will fall in luxury car segment. As per study by rating agency CARE this segment will see 5% fall in taxes and SUV and MUV will see 8.5% reduction.Of course excluding RTO tax.
    Unless the company and dealers choose not to pass on benefit to buyers the prices on reverse calculations should fall by 25k to 45k depending on model and respective model.
    It may be higher for SUV and MUVs.
    You may like to verify the facts.
    Please guide so that I can time my purchase.

  23. Nissan Sunny will not fall in luxury car segment as it has engine capacity less than 1500cc. According, to CARE (the source you have cited), there will be drop of 1-1.5% in the price.

  24. There will be a very minor change in the total tax applicable on the Ciaz. Hence, ex-showroom price won’t change much

    Regards

  25. As understood by me two variables decide whether car is in Luxury Segment i.e. engine capacity and length.
    You are right as far as engine capacity is concerned-but length of Nissan Sunny -all variants is 4445 mm ie above 4 mts?
    It may hence possibly fall in Luxury Segment.
    Similarly SUV and MUV has other variables.
    Dont we have any manufacturer or dealer rep on blog.
    Regards

  26. Luxury segment comprises vehicles longer than 4 metres and having an engine above 1500cc. Hence, the Nissan Sunny, Maruti Ciaz, Toyota Etios, et. al. will not fall in the luxury segment.

    Regards

  27. Hi Dhruv, thanks for the clarification, does that mean the %price change on the on road price for duster would be negligible! As I have booked one already and deciding whether to take the delivery before or after July. I am getting a very good deal ryt now. Shall I take the delivery now wait till July if the %change is to the range of 3-4%. Also please explain how the tax is calculated pre gst for haryana. Thanks

  28. Just read TOI news stating Ford offering discount on ecosport, Figo and aspire. This means they are expecting a price cut on these models. Hope other brands reveal the same too.

  29. Excise Duty – 24%
    Infrastructure Cess – 2.5% for diesel cars
    The price obtained after the application of these taxes is then subject to 12.5% VAT (5% VAT surcharge if you’re buying in Gurgaon)
    That gives us about 42-43% tax which is included in the ex-showroom price. On road price includes RTO @ 8%.
    According to the proposed GST structure, the Duster will attract 43% Tax. Which means ex-showroom price will remain more or less the same. Since the 8% RTO rate is unlikely to change, expect the on-road price to remain almost the same as well.
    Again, it is difficult to say anything with absolute certainty at this point. There are other factors that will determine price change. Depends on how much benefit, if any, is passed on to the customers, etc. However, the general consensus seems to suggest cars like the Duster will cost more or less the same post implementation of GST.

    Regards

  30. A Slight confusion, 24% + 2.5% + 5% VAT in haryana= 31.5%, how is it then coming to 42-43% PRE GST? kindly explain the rest of the taxes. Thanks for the information.

  31. The VAT in Haryana is 12.5% and there is an additional surcharge of 5% if you’re buying in Gurgaon. Also, VAT is applicable on the price obtained after the 24% Excise Duty and 2.5% infrastructure cess is applied.

  32. sir we were looking for innova crysta zx model,kindly let me know how the implementation of GST will affect the its price? will it go down or go up?.

  33. Based on the information released by the Indian Govt., the Innova Crysta should witness a drop in price post GST. However, the price reduction rests on Toyota’s decision to pass benefits of GST on to its customers.

    Regards

  34. We will want to purchase ertiga car. So please suggest that when we purchase it after GST or before GST.

  35. Hello!
    M planning to buy Creta.. Please let me know shouldni buy it before GST or after that because as I have calculated the price of car before GST is about 17.5 lakhs and after GST it will be around 19-21 lakhs as per the details given above.
    So please let me know which is the best out of the two..

    Waiting for your reply soon

    Regards

  36. Currently, the Creta attracts 27% Excise Dute + 4% infrastructure cess along with VAT @ 12.5% on the ex-factory price. Post GST, it will fall in the 28% +15% bracket, which, according to our calculations, will bring down the price by a good margin.

    Regards

  37. Looks like just an eyewash from ford to grab attention as the company was already giving rs 15000 as exchange bonus and rs 10000/as cash discount. Had a talk with dealer at Ludhiana – Bhagat ford and confirmed that company has withdrawn that offer and introduced this offer. So the position remains the same. Cheap stunt withdrawing earlier offer of rs 15000+10000 and reintroducing the same as Gst benefit. Let’s see what maruti’s costing department has to say. Looks like the companies may be forseeing a price drop ( sub 4 m cars) that’s why no official statement of likely price increase is there from any car manufacturer. The costing department of car should not be that inefficient that they still are not able to calculate the aftermath of Gst.

  38. Hello sir . I want to buy Creta 1.4 diesel model . I m from mp. So what is existing scenario on creta . And Price of creta 1.4 diesel price will down or up? Whats should i do sir . Wait for gst or not?

  39. I was planning to buy maruti new dezire petrol price on road 9.19 lakh and as it is sub 4 meter sedan it seems the price will increase post GST. However not sure if ciaz petrol luxury car (11.33 lakh high end) price will come down after gst as many article says the petrol luxury cars increase or decrease will be negligible but hybrid ciaz shvs price may come down. Pls suggest should I hold on booking the car and see what’s the scenario post gst or should go ahead as maruti confirms whatever increase or decrease they will charge the current price once it’s invoiced.

  40. Dear why u all r takeing tension ,i purchaged a New Dizer ,bindasss jio…mauj bhi kerni hai ……phir tension bhi leni hai….if u like …then purchage a new…
    One……

  41. Price of Honda WRV (Petrol) will increase or decrease in Madhya Pradesh. It comes under small car segment as length is 3999 mm and engine is 1.2. Pls suggest at the earliest.

  42. I already booked mahindra XUV 500 on 12th May,2017, will be there affect on price after implementation of GST otherwise I would wait for July?

  43. Should I be buying a compact car like Maruti Ignis (1.2 Delta MT) now or post implementation of GST? I live in south BLR wherein the prevailing on the road price is 6.54 Lacs. Thanks

  44. I want to buy innova crysta
    Please tell me the price after applying GST
    And how much price increase or decrease

  45. Hi Abhinav and Dhruv,
    Your conversation about Duster was really helpful. Knowing that Duster prices(atleast in Haryana) will remain almost unchanged brings great relief. So a small question- Is the same applicable in Bangalore(Karnataka)?
    Thanks in advance

  46. I hv booked honda city v cvt in gujarat .kindly let me know the impact of GST & should I purchase it now or after 1st July.Your prompt reply will b welcomed. Tnx.

  47. Post GST ex showroom price of Maruti Brezza? It is a sub 4, diesel, 1300cc. Price will go up or down? Should I take delivery next week or after 1st July?

  48. what will the price of maruti ertiga LXI model ?. after GST impletation. Will the car price increase or decrease?.

  49. I am planning to buy Innova Crysta G 2.8 model in Pune, Maharashtra state. Please guide me about the price effect after GST implementation.

  50. I am planning to buy Grand i10 2017 sportz. Let me know the impact of GST on price. Will it increase or decrease?

  51. Sir,
    I am planning to buy Tigore Perol XZ.
    What will be the price impact to buy it before GST or after GST

    Thanks
    Gaikwad B M

  52. I am planning to buy either a TUV 300 T8 or creta 1.6 vtvt petrol ,what would be the effect of GST on these two cars? should i wait till 1 st july before booking either of the two? kindly guide….I live in delhi

  53. If you could also tell me as to what is the prevailing discount on these two cars that i mentioned earlier (TUV 300 and creta 1.6 VTVT petrol) in veiw of GST offered by dealers or car company ‘s in delhi. Thanks

  54. please tell me about present tax applicable in mp for small cars. Octorai is aplicable in mp or not. what is impact of gst in small cars (below 4 meters & 1200 cc) petrol version

  55. I have booked Baleno Delta model please help in finalizing the delivery before 1st july, 2017 how will price will increase/decrease after implementation of GST

  56. I have booked and paid advance for innova car. Delivery shedule 21st June 2017. What is your idea rate will be decrease for gst.

  57. No impact of ITC appears to have been considered. Presently, the credit of Central Excise duty and CST is not available to the dealers. But, entire ITC of IGST shall be available after imposition of GST, which will help to get the final prices to a lower levels. This fact should also be discussed here.

  58. Will there be direct benefit of No Octroi in Mumbai?? On Creta currently there is approximately Rs 80,000 Octroi charge. Can I expect direct benefit of Rs 80k out of this??

  59. Renault Lodgy 85ps RXz Stepway edition Diesel price will drop after July 1 2017. Please suggest…

  60. I have booked for New Dzire ZXI. I am from Kerala. What will be the condition after implementing GST? Increase in price or decrease in the said model here? Please give me a hopeful reply. Thank you.

  61. There could be a slight change in price, depending on the tax structures in Kerala. However, the price difference won’t be too much so you really don’t need to worry. Big price changes have happened only to expensive cars.

    Regards

  62. Car prices could come down for cars smaller than 4 meters as currently taxes are applied one above the another (Excise 12.5, Infrastructure 1, NCCD 1, VAT 12.5, Octroi 4-7, total 27-34 %), but point is that these taxes are compounded (Currently effective tax on factory price of vehicle is something around 35.5 (considering octroi as 5%)), but GST will be applied directly on factory price, and so the effective tax will be 28-29%.

  63. Im from Himachal Pradesh, planning to bye a Creta 1.6VTVT SX plus so should i wait for GST implementation or overall price will remain same.Kindly suggest.

  64. It’s likely to get slightly cheaper. However, Hyundai has already started giving benefits on current stock. So net price shouldn’t be too different. You can go ahead with the purchase. Make sure to bargain hard with the dealer.

  65. I am planning to buy Ciaz Diesel SHVS, a hybrid car. In Delhi it’s already charged lower VAT rate. So overall, would its price increase under GST, or it would remain same? If it is to increase, I shall have to hurry up!

  66. Hello.. We are planning to buy Polo Allstar 1.2l petrol. Please suggest us to buy it before GST or after GST implementation. As per your article the tax part would not make much difference. Please reply.

  67. sir I want to purchase the swift desire diesel fuel car would its price increase or decrease under GST.my city is Chandigarh so please help me

  68. dear sir pls tel me, what price in small carcar within GST I WANT PURCHASE NEW CAR TOYOTA ETIOS WHAT DIFFERENCE AFTER & BEFORE GST

  69. sir I want to purchase the vitara breeza diesel fuel car would its price increase or decrease under GST.my city is panipat so please help me

  70. Sir,I lived in South Andaman.Iam planning to buy maruthi alto lx, please tell me what will be the price impact to buy it before GST or after GST. And how much price increase or decrease.

  71. I want to buy Hyndai Verna 1.6 VTVT SX (Petrol),My city is Chennai.please tell me what will be the price impact to buy it before GST or after GST. And how much price increase or decrease.

  72. please tell me about baleno delta petrol price hike or not after gst in madhya pradesh. sir please tell me about present tax in % of ED,VAT ,INFRA CESS & OCTORAI/ENTRY TAX in MADHYA PRADESH FOR BALENO DELTA PETROL

  73. Sir – Your above report on GST & its implications on car prices was very informative. Thank you for that. I am planning to buy a S- Cross & would like to know if there will be any changes in the prices post GST. Appreciate a quick response. Thanks.

  74. We will want to purchase Maruti Suzuki-Ertiga VDI car. So please suggest that when we purchase it after GST or before GST.

  75. We are planning to purchase Ertiga Vdi SHVS. Is it a good time to buy or after GST is implied? Thanks for your suggestion.

  76. Hi, prices of Ertiga will surely drop after GST implementation. However, Maruti is offering good discounts right now to offset upcoming price cut. So you don’t need to wait for GST anymore. Hence, you can go ahead with the car purchase as per your convenience.

    Regards

  77. Is Maruti stopped production of new DZIRE 2017 for 10 days because of price variation in GST (10th June – 20th June)? I am asking this because I booked for a new variant in May 2nd and the executive said so.

  78. The current on-road price of Ertiga VDI SHVS (Hyderabad) is 10.30L. Ex-showroom price is 8.79L. There are no discounts as of today. Appreciate if you can suggest if we buy now or later after July 01. Thanks again for your valuable time and suggestion. Much appreciated.

  79. To quote myself: “Mid-size cars (length greater than 4 m, engine smaller than 1500cc) such as Maruti Ciaz will cost more or less the same, with only a very small price cut expected for these cars.”

    Please Note- Ertiga and Ciaz both have same engines and measure more than 4-metre in length.

    Regards

  80. Hi Yatharth,

    Can you help with the price of ertiga cng post GST in Mumbai.
    Whether it would increase or decrease.

  81. Hi, we re planning to buy Honda city sv version petrol whose on road price is little less than 10l.How would this work for us post GST? Planning to buy in Bangalore

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